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Dental SHAC
will be held on Wednesdays
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

We are temporarily located at:
UNC School of Dentistry
Ground floor of Tarrson Hall
101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC

Website - http://www.med.unc.edu/shac/shac-medical-clinics/shacs-dental-clinic

Student Health Action Coalition (SHAC), free clinic organized and run by UNC medical, dental and other health professional students. This clinic helps provide the oral healthcare needs of those in Orange County whom can not afford care elsewhere. Services include screenings, cleanings, restorative procedures and extractions. The clinic also offers restorative and emergency care. Founded in the early 1970s, SHAC dental clinic is the oldest student run dental clinic in the state and one of the oldest in the United States. Under the supervision of third-year students from the UNC School of Dentistry, one of the foremost schools in the country, the young dentists of tomorrow learn valuable hands-on experience while improving the oral and systemic health of Orange County.



SNDA CAAREs Dental Clinic
will be held on Tuesdays
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

We are located at:
214 Broadway Street
Durham, North Carolina 27701

Website - http://www.uncsnda.com/index.php/caare-clinic/

Through a partnership with the UNC School of Dentistry (UNC-SOD) and the UNC Chapter of the Student National Dental Association (SNDA), CAARE has dedicated one room in their Jeanne Hopkins Lucas Wellness Center to dental care. Dental CAARE, is a service project of the UNC Chapter of SNDA. On June 4th, 2012 the SNDA CAAREs Clinic opened its doors to the residents of Durham, NC. The goal of the SNDA CAAREs Clinic is to help provide the oral healthcare needs for the uninsured residents of Durham community. Students provide oral hygiene instruction, oral cancer screenings, cleanings, restorative procedures and extractions. The clinic is structured in an urgent care format in which visits are focused on identifying the problem and, if necessary, addressing it in a safe, efficient and patient-centered manner. Under the supervision of faculty from the UNC School of Dentistry dental students gain valuable hands-on experience while improving the oral and systemic health of the Durham community.